Elevation

7,513 ft / 2,290 m

#1 in Hokkaido

#239 in Japan

Prominence

7,513 ft / 2,290 m

#1 in Hokkaido

#3 in Japan

Summits

12 summits

#1 in Hokkaido

#5 in Japan

Top climbing months

March   33%

August   33%

February   11%

Highlights

  • Highest peak in the Japanese island of Hokkaido
  • An active stratovolcano currently with steam & gas activity from fumaroles
  • A winter ski destination known for getting huge amounts of snow: Asahidake Ski Resort lies on the mountain and backcountry skiing its slopes is popular
  • Lies in mountainous Daisetsuzan National Park, the largest national park in Japan at 2,267 sq km

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